Program May 15, 2014

10.00-10.30 Registration and Coffee
10.30-11.15 Andrea Liu (UPenn)
Mechanical reaction-diffusion behavior in the beating embryonic heart
11.15-12.00 Itai Cohen (Cornell)
Origami-Inspired Mechanical Meta-materials
12.00-12.30 Soundbites
12.30-13.30 Lunch
13.30-14.00 Daniel Florea (Eindhoven)
Long-range repulsion of colloids driven by ion-exchange & diffusiophoresis
14.00-14.30 Bryan Chen (Leiden)
Kinks in Topological Mechanics
14.30-15.00 Soundbites II
15.00-15.30 Coffee
15.30-16.00 Lorenzo Albertazzi (Eindhoven)
Applying biophysics to non biological objects: New tools to study bio-inspired supramolecular materials
16.00-16.30 Abhinav Sharma (VU Amsterdam)
Nonlinear elasticity of disordered networks : Strain induced critical behavior
16.30 Borrel